Sydney: New public health alert issued for Fitness First in Randwick

Sydney: New public health alert issued for Fitness First in Randwick

UPDATE (11:50am, 4 September): New heatlh warnings issued for New Brighton Golf Club, Aldi North Strathfield, Bunnings Padstow.

NSW Health has added new dates to a public health alert for Fitness First in the Sydney suburb of Randwick after confirmed COVID-19 cases attended the gym.

Anyone who attended the gym between Sunday, 23 August and Tuesday, 1 September should monitor for symptoms and get tested if they develop.

The alert follows notification of an additional two cases who attended the gym.

"NSW Health is continuing to work with Fitness First Randwick to identify and notify close contacts," says NSW Health.

In addition, Regents Park Christian School was closed yesterday for deep cleaning after a case of COVID-19 was confirmed late Wednesday night.

NSW Health is contacting people who attended after-school hours care on Monday, 31 August and Tuesday, 1 September, from 3-6pm.

All children and staff who attended at these times are considered close contacts and have been directed to get tested and isolate for 14 days, and stay isolated for the entire period, even if a negative test result is received.

Health alert issued for New Brighton Golf Club

More health warnings were issued later this morning for three Sydney-based venues and businesses.

NSW Health has confirmed a COVID-19 case attended New Brighton Gold Club while infectious on 28 August 2020.

Anyone who was at the club for more than two hours between 6.15pm and 12.30am on that date is considered a close contact must self-isolate and get tested.

Further, anyone who attended the following businesses at the specified times should monitor for symptoms:

  • Aldi North Strathfield, 20 George St North Strathfield Tuesday 1 September 2020, 10:00am-10:30am
  • Bunnings Padstow, 88 Fairford Rd Padstow Thursday 27 August 2020, 12:00pm-2:00pm

The warnings come as NSW Health has diagnosed eight new cases of COVID-19 in the state, bringing the cumulative total number of confirmed cases since the pandemic began to 3,910.

Of the eight new cases, one is a returned traveller and seven are locally acquired and linked to a known source or cluster.

Of the seven linked to known clusters, three are contacts of cases linked to the CBD cluster, two are contacts linked to the St Pauls Catholic College Greystanes cluster, and two are household contacts of previously reported cases linked to Liverpool Hospital.

Updated at 9.45am AEST on 4 September 2020.

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